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Mar 5, 2014 5:30am PST
areas administrative systems tax the financial sector role and ownership household registration and social welfare. the cats and plants to streamline government structures and the monkeys play a decisive role the talking footy in the world has been set at seven point five percent lower than last year's seven point seven percent. emily says the government will maintain a reasonable pace of gdp roles. well continuing to improve role econs deficiency and reduce negative side effects. many believe the continued joy for reform would mean slower but more sustainable long term role one key factor to that change will be held successfully china shipped from the investment and export field role was to increase domestic consumption the government is also determined to love the headline grabbing the issue of air pollution by introducing stricter emission controls. and there was a strong emphasis on goal in the premier's speech. we will fully implement the basic strategy of law based governments to act in accordance with the all in all our government works and be guided by the law in both thinki
Bloomberg
Feb 28, 2014 6:00am EST
someone, he actually reformed the tax policy -- and i look a little pink. should i consider spray tanning? this is "bloomberg surveillance ." live from world headquarters in new york. friday before the oscars on sunday. scarlet fu can barely contain herself. joining me are scarlet fu and adam johnson. >> i've got to go by the chips and dip. >> the only problem is you have to be up at 2:00 a.m. monday morning. time for the morning brief. what happened overnight. ecb president mario draghi said policymakers are committed to defending the euro area against inflation. this was in a speech late yesterday in frankfurt. in the u.k., home prices rose as the property market got a boost from low borrowing costs and easier access to mortgages. in italy, the unemployment rate rose to a record high in january. shifting over to japan, industrial production grew the most since 2011 indicating the economy is strengthening. jumble. of data but a all thisrning we got data. starting at 8:30 a.m., gdp. at gdp so look we get in theory they refined any little bit. also, personal consumption -- consumpt
CSPAN
Feb 26, 2014 12:00pm EST
been one of the most -- had one of the most negatively impacted taxes imposed upon one of its most dynamic job creators, the medical device industry. how ironic that you go to talk about creating jobs and economic growth, at the same time a proposal, a provision that was incorporated in the so-called affordable care act imposed a -- an egregious excise tax on not the profits but on the sales receipts of medical device companies simply as a pay-for for the obamacare act. as i said, indiana and minnesota, are home to many of the country's largest medical device manufacturers. in fact, my state of indiana exported more than $9.7 billion in life science products, including medical devices, and is second in the country, only to california, in terms of exports of life science products. so it's very important to our state and we have over 300 f.d.a. registered medical device manufacturers. some of them large, some of them small. they employ 20,000 hoosiers directly with an indirect support by nearly 30,000 more. so it's not a small thing for our state. it's one of the, pardon the pun, cut
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2014 7:00pm EST
. the tax policies, certainly we see this in the kind of tax breaks that are out there, does the oil industry need additional tax brecks? do they need to be -- their incomes, which are the largest profits in the world, do they need to be supplemented with american taxpayer money? right now they are. the big five, $6 billion a year of american taxpayer money, going to them. we talk about tax policy, we talk energy policy, but i want to focus this evening on these two issues. labor and education. leaving aseed the research issue, which is fundamental to future economic growth because you have to be ahead and that's where the research comes and the infrastructure, which i'll weave into this but i want to focus on labor and education. and i want to focus on a very important part of this equation. this very important part about the middle class. and those who want to be in the middle class. specifically, i want to talk about women. and i want to talk about a women's economic agenda. about why this is critically important. not just to women and their children and the families, but also to
FOX Business
Mar 4, 2014 6:00pm EST
: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com >> our mayor is a great guy, he's an excellent mayor. this is eric garcetti meeting some supporters. and there is you. [laughter] >> eric garcetti holding someone's baby, there is rob for the holding someone's baby. neil: not only is the toronto mayor popular there, but here as well. he's popular in toronto. his poll numbers are looking better. maybe because traumas economy is looking better. maybe thanks to the crazy mayor that cut taxes and rules and regulations. they are standing by loyal to achieve. a lesson for our president. it is time for no pain and no gain. got a message that is resonating with our big i? >> it's not resonating. it's one thing to give flowery speeches. at some point you must deliver. let's be honest. even people that are wholeheartedly behind obama -- [laughter] th
MSNBC
Mar 5, 2014 5:00pm PST
treatment of tax exempt political groups. today issa drags the women at the center of that investigation back in front of his committee to give fox some prime time ready tape of her once again pleading the fifth and then going home. but the ranking member on that committee, democrat elijah cummings who has watched this unfold over the last three years could not take it any more. that played out in dramatic fashion, as he found himself shouting into a silent microphone, arguing with issa over whether or not he was entitled to speak. >> i have no expectation that ms. lerner will cooperate with this committee and, therefore, we will adjourn. >> chairman, i have a statement. >> we're adjourned, close it down. >> collusion of -- [ inaudible ] >> before our committee -- >> thank you. [ inaudible ] >> effectively and lying about enduring the election year. >> mr. cummings. >> he continued -- >> you heard your question. >> if you will sit down and allow me to ask a question. i am a member of the congress of the united states of america. i am tired of this. >> well -- >> we have members over here
FOX News
Mar 2, 2014 5:00pm PST
-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com ♪ ♪ ♪ >> we're back with our military panel. i want to get >>> we're back with our military panel. i want to get all of you to weigh in on the fact that right now in the ukraine, it's a very hot spot. i'm not sure what, if anything, the u.s. can do. i'm not sure it can rally nato to take a stand. is it a problem that we don't have the military and even diplomatic clout that we once had? general newton, i'll start with you. >> well, again, as i mentioned, you know, the world is still -- there's an uncertain world in terms of challenges that can face any nation. from the united states air force, in fact, what we have endeavored for decades to be the world's best air force, are, and will continue to be. we control the skies, and that's what you pay the air f
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2014 10:00am EST
after the clinton administration and congress last raised the gas tax. that was 21 years ago when gasoline was $1.08 and i wonder if barack had even met michelle and there it remained for 21 years. due to inflation and fuel economy increases, the average cost per mile that the american motorist pays to the federal government for transportation has been cut in half. i went on the budget and the ways and means committee the last eight years in order to deal with this issue, but frankly i'm tired of waiting. i introduced a gas tax increase phased in over three years to fully fund a six-year re-authorization. was pleased to be joined by friends during my bill introduction by the u.s. chamber, the afl-cio, truckers and a.a.a., transit, local government, environmentalists, road builders. i find it hard to say people will say this will be a heavy lift because there's little support for it. when chairman camp offered $150 billion last week in his tax reform bill, what president obama suggested $300 billion, where was their broad base of support? maybe that's why both proposals were called
FOX Business
Mar 6, 2014 1:00pm EST
travel. these decisions continue our efforts to impose a tax on russia. and those responsible for the situation and crimea. they also give us the flexibility to adjust our response going forward. we took new steps in close coordination with our european allies. i am pleased that our international unity is on display at this important moment. already, we have moved together. today in brussels, our ally have been in close talks on russia. i am confident that we are moving forward together. united in our determination. and to support the government and people of ukraine. that includes standing up for the principle of state sovereignty. the proposed referendum would violate the ukrainian constitution and violate international law. any discussion about the future of ukraine must include legitimate government of ukraine. in 2014, well beyond the days where borders can be redrawn over the heads of democratic leaders. while we take the steps, i want to be clear that there is also a way to resolve this crisis that respects the interests of the russian federation as well as the ukrainian people
FOX News
Feb 26, 2014 3:00pm PST
. some people feel the same way about tax reform. but today, one republican congressman is trying to change that. correspondent doug mckelway is here with specifics. >> good evening, bret. house ways and means committee chairman has been working to simplify our massive tax code. it's so complex, camp believes it hinders growth. >> i don't think we can afford to wait. i can't settle for an economy that grows at 2%. >> camp unveiled his proposal that includes 228 provisions of the existing tax code. it flattens into two brackets of 10% and 25% for all taxable income. it creates a standard deduction of $11,000 for individuals, $22,000 for married couples. and it ups the child tax credit to $1,500. it also repealed the alternative minimum tax and simplifies the tax of investment income. but in a town that lives and breathes through tax loopholes carved out by special interest, his plan is coming under heavy fire. >> it's a nightmare for accountants and attorneys, once they stop objecting to the provisions, they'll a lot less work to do. >> one such organization said, it's quote, disappoi
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2014 7:00am EST
average american in the 28% income bracket, that would cost them $1500 in additional taxes. it is not a good deal. as a consequence, people realized it is no bargain and it disappeared without a trace. you might be the only people who are member it was ever introduced. this is a consequence -- we repeatedly get republican proposals that are half-baked. the moment you look under the surface they are really undesirable. the real reason republicans proposalme up with a to counter the affordable care act is fundamentally because the affordable care act is there kind of health care reform. it sets up a marketplace, allows private insurers and health systems to compete in offering a premium to people and giving them coverage. and driving down prices and organizing better care. a market-based approach, competition and choice for consumers. what is not to like if you are a republican except for the fact it has the name obama attached? embrace a market-based approach. host: kim, texas, independent caller. caller: hi, dr. emanuel. thank you for all you do. i have lived in texas for 52 years. my m
Bloomberg
Mar 4, 2014 10:00am EST
congress today. he wants to cut taxes for low income families, and increase spending on bridges, roads, and job training. expected toare block the president's budget and offer one of their own. secretary of state john kerry has landed in kia for talks about the future of ukraine. itsce on reducing dependence on russian natural gas, we ask mike to hear from both senator kerry and president obama. putinheard from vladimir for the first time since the outbreak of the prices -- crisis. ryan joins us now from kiev. how did you interpret vladimir putin's remarks? >> the main thing about 's presst putin conferences that we got a sense of what he is thinking. ultimately copy is the only person who knows where this conflict is going to go. for the take away was time being he has no intention to escalate things. he said several things during that press conference, one, he said that he saw no need to send troops into ukraine yet. that was a bit cryptic, because ukraine says there are already 16,000 russian troops in crimea. what he needs, i think, is beyond crimea. into eastern ukraine. he also said t
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2014 7:00pm PST
it raised 8.6 million so more than a quarter of the goal. the other part is the tax review the estimate this comes from the economics impact analysis. it's 5.8 million of tax revenue for hotels and payroll but the hotel tax revenue in our report hotels already had a high occupancy rate from the america's cup event prior to that you'll see a 1 percent increase but they accounted for the depth people como her to see the america's cup that wouldn't have been here otherwise they've estimated 34 percent in tax revenue but not huge for the city so the loss was 6 million. to talk about the port. this is port capital expenditures. so in total supports in expenditures this is port fund is 23.3 million we worked the port on this. we didn't count they didn't count a lot of the expenditures that was a long-term benefit to the port. there's been discussion in the economic report where united states count the impact of the terminals we choose not to do that because they would have built this anyway not just for the america's cup benefit so in the same way we have 20 million of the port costs
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2014 1:00am EST
some of these loopholes which are egregious. these offshore tax loopholes, that allow the most profitable corporations in the world to avoid paying taxes by shifting their intellectual property to tax havens. the loopholes that allow the hedge fund managers to be paying half of the tax rate that people who work for them pay. there are some unjustified tax loopholes in this tax code which we should close even if we had no deficit. given the fact we have real needs including security needs, which we much fun -- must fund adequately, there are places we can fund it. $26 billion for defense and 56 billion dollars overall so i hope we take the leap the administration has given us on this budget and fund the full 56 billion dollars. there will be differences how and whether we should do it. it seems to me to be absolutely clear that we need some bipartisan cooperation in order to achieve that. you three have been terrific in terms of your patients and we are grateful for your s ervice. smileary hale has a big on your face. we now stand adjourned with our thanks. [captions copyright n
CNN
Feb 26, 2014 10:00am PST
republican plan on the table right now to completely try to overhaul the u.s. tax code. we're going to tell you what it means, what it means for you and your finances. that's coming up next. >>> and later, amid protesters and rite police, it's maybe the last thing you would expect to hear. a piano played by a masked man who says he's playing for pate ittism. [ woman #1 ] why do i cook? because an empty pan is a blank canvas. [ woman #2 ] to share a moment. [ woman #3 ] to travel the world without leaving home. [ male announcer ] whatever the reason. whatever the dish. make it delicious with swanson. why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. ask if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease
FOX Business
Mar 5, 2014 2:00pm EST
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Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am EST
jazeera, north idaho. >>> a tax break for more than 13 million americans, president obama set to unveil the new budget this morning and tell you who will benefit the most if that proposal makes it through congress. plus you might call it thc-tv, marijuana commercials could be coming to a television society near you and life gave them lemons and they made lemonade and going to school. >>> if you think durant is the mbp lebron says not so fast and we will talk about the record in south beach. ♪ welcome back to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy, israel's prime minister is pushing back against u.s. diplomacy in the middle east and met with president obama on monday and discussed a framework for reaching a pack with the palestinian and netanyahu had frustration for, syria and iran and to have compromise israel must be secure and netanyahu will deliver the keynote speech to the american, israel publish affairs and apac is the largest and pro-israel lobbying group in the u.s. and as you can see libby casey is joining us from washington and good morning, what is the prime minister f
Bloomberg
Feb 28, 2014 3:00am EST
chilcote live on the phone from kiev. next, i'm going to take a thatat the tax price rate zara has to thank for that. ♪ >> first. bloomberg. in london.k barton this is "on the move." we are streaming live on your tablet, your phone and now any windows phone as well. it has the best profit margins in the industry, at least in part due to tax loopholes. loop holet tax benefit from? claimis -- a sickly, they the rights to the brand names of the in the text brands -- of the brands. when they have stores in rome or london or paris, the subsidiaries have to pay substantial royalties into this unit in the netherlands. that has the effect of moving billions of dollars of income, taxable income out of those countries and into the netherlands and switzerland, where they have a tax advantage. >> i suppose that affects margins in a different way in different countries, to? countries,fferent too? >> in the netherlands are switzerland they have very low tax rates. in italy and the u.k. and france and germany, it european markets their profit margins have been between three percent and five per
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 6:00pm PST
the next fiscal year, totaling almost $4 trillion. it includes new tax hikes to offset additional spending for education and job-training. but republicans say it does nothing to address the nation's fiscal challenges. we'll discuss its approach to helping low income americans, later in the program. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is warning the u.s. and the world against letting iran go ahead with any part of its nuclear program: he spoke in washington, a day after meeting with president obama. >> the leading powers of the world are talking about leaving iran with the capability to enrich uranium. i hope they don't do that because that would be a grave error. it would leave iran as a threshold nuclear power. >> woodruff: netanyahu also said that far from easing sanctions on iran, the world should increase them. he also urged the palestinians to recognize israel as a jewish state, if they really want peace. the process of removing syria's chemical weapons is picking up pace. the dutch diplomat overseeing the operation said today the assad regime has handed over six shipme
CW
Mar 4, 2014 4:00am CST
president obama's new budget plan. who he wants to pay more taxes. good morning, i'm dan ponce. and i'm cortney hall in for erin. let's go to demetrius ivory for a check of the weather. hi, demetrius. it's still cold. anything different? >> we have one day with a four in front of it. >> we do like that. >> let's check it out. yesterday we were 19 degrees. each day we should make the lower forties with lows in the mid-20s. this has been an epic winter in terms of how cold. and it's not over. north side learning center we are at 13. union reading at only eight. no wind chill. the wind chill is down to two. radar shows light snow across the board of northern region as remove in you can see that snow up to waukegan. as to get tort winnebago county we have snow continued. most of that snow is north of 90. today 23 degrees by 5:00 p.m.. it's an improvement. wednesday we make 27 another accumulating snow coming tonight. i will tell you how much coming up. >> one hot spot this morning and outbound kennedy at foster. to left lanes are blocked with a crash. expected delays on the outbound side of
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2014 12:00pm EST
whole range of services for an individual with a disability, that they can do that in a tax-free -- i should say a tax-advantaged environment and so they can save over time and do it in a manner that doesn't put them at a disadvantage from a tax standpoint down the road. so sara is a great example of why the able act should pass, and she is doing more than her share to make sure that it does pass, so i'm grateful to sara wolfe for doing that. especially grateful to people like sara who like a lot of us at some point in our lives have to overcome the tragedy. sara lost her mother connie not too long ago to a sudden and rapid illness, but she has been able to -- to deal with that tragedy and still help us day in and day out to get the able act passed. i will highlight one more story and then i will conclude. angie king is a 28-year-old who lives in indianapolis, indiana, and like sara wolfe, she lives with downs syndrome. she has had -- angie has had five different jobs and works five days a week. she works paid positions at kohl's on mondays and at the ymca on fridays. on tuesdays, wed
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 12:00am EST
safety, reduce crime and recidivism, and enhance justice and fairness, and save tax taxpayer dollars which is a win, win, win. states that have been successful in working in this area have looked at changes to their sentencing policies and the same way that legislation that i know you and mr. scott have cosponsored. and with regard to re-entry of ex-offenders. michigan, for example, through their prisoner re-entry initiative, has slashed their budget for corrections and has reduced the overall number of beds that are available. so there are lots of great ideas in the states and i'm starting to see them at the federal level. >> several mentions of mandatory minimums. how do this coincide with the smart on crimes approach. >> the legislative trends we're seeing in congress, with the smart sentencing act, starting to take that question head on. i was actually very positive -- a couple weeks ago i now you, mr. scott, were present at roundtable in which attorney general eric holder, senator mike lee, senator rand paul, participated in a discussion about these very issues, mandator
CNN
Mar 5, 2014 2:00am PST
calls for increased spending on education. it extend tax kits to lower-income americans including expanding the earned income tax credit. house speaker john boehner is the one who called it irresponsible. remember, there whats not been a budget passed by congress since 2009. >>> president obama heads to connecticut with his push to raise the minimum wage with central connecticut state university he'll be joined by four governors all in favor of increasing the minimum wage. >> if you like your health plan, you may be able to keep it a little longer. "the washington post" says the obama administration is rewriting affordable care act rules again to let americans keep their plans for up to three more years, even if those plans no longer comply with the law. last fall, the white house gave option of letting policy still be sold in the short term even if they were technically illegal. >>> happening today, the house is set to vote for the 50th time on a modification to obamacare. this would be push back the original mandate for one year and making that penalty zero. this is the first su
FOX News
Feb 26, 2014 4:00pm PST
at 501 c 3s. they are allowed to do it. all of these are tax deductibles. here are the unions they are allowed to do it all. this the is present administration trying to stifle the voices. this isn't just about republicans opposed to. this aclu opposed to this and also the syria club. because this is what the new proposal would be. stifle the a 01 c 4s. >> what's the difference between 501 c 4 and 501 c 3. >> this is tax deductible. this is charitable these are syria club. these are your volunteer firefighters. these are the individual groups going through. and you know what? the comment period ends tomorrow it. they have gotten 69,000 comments on on sierra opposed. aclu. he keystone had 700 comments. they never had these comments mostly all opposed. >> what republicans say is it is designed to shut down the tea party groups but it applies equally to liberal groups and conservative and tea party groups, right? >> i don't care who it goes after, it's wrong. it's government trying to shut your voice down. remember what the first amendment says. >> why would the administration want to
KICU
Mar 3, 2014 11:00pm PST
steepest sales taxes in the bay area. >> please don't tell me they're going to raise it again. >> the tradeoff that supporters say would be worth the sacrifice. >> he says he spotted a burglar in his backyard. >> i wasn't thinking straight. >> how a risky confrontation came to one of the best things about is that millions of people will qualify for financial assistance. for example, if you're a single person making less than $46,000 a year, or a family of four, earning up to $94,200, you may be eligible for premium assistance. the lower your annual income, the greater financial assistance you will receive. get answers, and get covered. find out if you're eligible and enroll now. at coveredca.com. >>> critics call uber the wild west. some cities are looking to crackdown on how many vehicles are providing services through ridesharing apps. seattle is working to cap the number of uber, and lift cars on the road at any given time. amber lee is in san francisco, where one city leader says regulation might be enough to improve public safety here. >> reporter: holding a public hearing here a
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2014 8:00pm EST
open to raising can taxes cutting taxes. what would ralph wat to see? >> all opinions in the area. let them compete. thing off the table. i put 18 areas on people's minds that were taken off the table in 2008. and still have them on the website. these are issues on people's minds. they were taken off the table -- >> you're dead right about that. both parties drop theball on the big issue. let me ask you about what i hear from business guys on left and the rit about why they don't try politics. they said it is not worth the media scrutiny or tearing down -- you experience that for yourself running for president. in the public spotlight. you are doing what you do. i can understand why the hell with it. >> most of them will. michael could buy the white house. it's smaller than his house. >> that's true. they don't have to dial for dollars. they don't to be ad hoc to commercial interest. they run for the conscience. d most of them are pretty narcissistic. and don't care. all you need is a few enlightened ones. i call it -- we always take from the same pool. the same people. and expect diff
FOX Business
Mar 2, 2014 8:00pm EST
we'thinking up. gamehanging ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can quify at start-upny.com you are gonna need a wingman. and with my cash back, you are money. forget him. my airline miles will take your game worldwide. what i'm really looking for is -- i got two words for you -- re-wards. ♪ there's got to be better cards than this. [ male announcer ] there's a better way with creditcards.com. compare hundreds of cards from all the major banks to find the one that's right for you. it's simple. search, compare, and apply at creditcards.com. first round's on me. >>> my son. >> don't be afraid. everything is possible with god. >> a clip from the upcoming movie "son of god." it hits theaters this friday. it comes after last year's hugely successful history channel miniseries, the bible, also produced by our guests who join us now. "son of god
FOX Business
Mar 3, 2014 10:00pm EST
late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here.xpand here. or start a new business here... and pay no tax for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com coach calls her a team player. she's kind of special. she makes the whole team better. he's the kind of player that puts the puck, horsehide, bullet. right where it needs to be. coach calls it logistics. he's a great passer. dependable. a winning team has to have one. somebody you can count on. somebody like my dad. this is my dad. somebody like my mom. my grandfather. i'm very pround of him. her. them. lou: a powerful winter storm, shutting down washington dc along the eastern seaboard. the snowplows are doing their jobs. nevada had to be a thrill and according to one data company, but daiquiri number almost $6 billion because of the added expense and missed work days. joining us now is the "a-team." fred barnes, both a fox news contributor
FOX Business
Mar 2, 2014 11:00pm EST
-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new busiss here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your busin can qualify at start-upny.com >>> there's beenore airborne radiionetected at a nuclear waste dump in southeastern new mexico, the same plantear the city of charlarlsbad. officials are insisting these detected levels remain well below of a public or environmental hazard. a group of scientists is now estimating that the radiation from japan's fukushima's plant could reach our west coast. scientists are being careful o what they're saying about the radio activity move iing along h it. >>> not obligated to defd laws that are discriminatory. i'm joined by two fox legal analysts. this is a peculiar thing for an attorney general to say. >> certainly when you have a federal attorney general telling states whato do. that's odd from the beginning. what attorneys general, what they are u.s. attorneys, et ceter
MSNBC
Mar 5, 2014 8:00pm PST
thoroughly underwhelming scandal at the irs over its treatment of tax-exempt political groups. today issa dragged the woman at the center of that investigation, former irs official lois learner back in front of his committee to give fox prime time ready tape of her once again pleading the fifth and going home. but the ranking member on that committee, democrat elijah cummings, who has watched this investigations unfold could not take it anymore. that frustration ultimately played out in dramatic fashion as he found himself shouting in into a silent microphone, arguing with issa over whether or not he was entitled to speak. >> i have no expectation that miss learner will cooperate with this committee and therefore we stand adjourned. >> mr. chairman, i have a statement. >> we're adjourned. close it down. >> we're under -- directed by the white house. before our committee takes a single document -- >> thank you. >> one witness. >> shame! shame. >> this is effectively and lying about enduring election year. >> mr. cummings -- >> he continued this vein -- >> where is your question. >> if
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2014 6:00am PST
on the 13. >>> knee-jerk alert. criticism as only capitol hill can deliver. a tax code reform plan gets trashed before it even gets officially revealed. oh, washington in the 21st century. good morning from another snowy washington. sorry, we're whining about the weather, but good grief. we're done. groundhog, go ahead. it's wednesday, february 26th, 2014. and another version of the snowy "the daily rundown." the first reads of the morning. we begin in afghanistan. it's the longest war in history and it suddenly may come to an abrupt end, just ten months from now. the white house announced planning for the zero option, withdrawing all troops by year's end. in a phone call with karzai, president obama said the u.s. had no choice due to karzai's failure to sign onto plans that would protect u.s. personnel that would stay in the country post-2014. nbc's jim miklaszewski has just travelled to afghanistan, and he has more from the head of the joint chiefs, general martin dempsey. >> it is a statement that we have reached a point where we have to plan for other options, to include a comp
CNN
Feb 26, 2014 6:00am PST
specifically there are discussions about subsidies for low-income people, there are talks about tax credits, there are talks about reducing the number on medicaid but allowing home to have vouchers so it depends on which alternative you're talking about. >> sure you'll talk much more about this later. jake tapper, many thanks. >> thank you. >>> other top stories we're following at 32 minutes past the hour, in arizona gay rights protesters say they will rally through the night as they call on the governor to veto a bill that is drawing national criticism. some lawmakers who voted for the bill proclaiming it protects religious rights. they are now seeking a veto citing new concerns over discrimination. >>> in the debate, yes, i heard all that but in the debate you hear arguments every day about this one is wrong, that one is wrong, and believed that kind of fit into my position that now when i look back on it, you know, they were right in what they were saying. i have friends in the democrat caucus that were warning me. but, you know, that was only the democratic caucus saying somethi
CBS
Mar 5, 2014 12:00pm EST
residents could be in for the largest property tax hike since the recession started. the board of supervisors voted last night to advertise a tax rate as a dollar 10 per $100 of assessed value. that's 2 cents higher than the current rate. each cent increase adds up to about $50 on the average taxpayer's bill. several public hearings will be held next month on the measure to discuss it. >>> maryland house of delegates is taking up a bill to increase the state's minimum wage today. the measure would raise the rate to $10.so an hour by -- $10.10 an hour by 2017. >>> president obama will be on the road pushing his 2015 budget and the federal minimum wage will be his focus at central connecticut state university which is in new britain. he wants congress to raise it to $10.10 an hour. after his speech at the college, the. is off to boston for two democratic fund-raisers. >>> today the house of representatives is set to take its 50th vote to modify the affordable care act. the senate isn't likely to take up the measure that would push back the individual mandate for a year. but as jan c
FOX Business
Mar 3, 2014 11:00pm EST
ew jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. ew jobthere's on one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com >> welcome, everyone, i am neil cavuto. forget about punishing vladimir putin. let him punish himself or the latest ukraine leader seems to be his own undoing. let's see if you can climb out of this hole. here's what happened today. russia turned bearish on its health. that ould be like the dw jones crashing 1600 points in a single day. and the russian ruble crash against the dollar today. without the united states or europe or anyone doing anything. maybe let vladimir putin die on his own vine. maybe him fall on his own sword because the world clearly is not buying his bullying for now and here is the kicker. his own russian market..@ may because it has no plans to attack you create military units today. >> this is a very fluid situation and it's very difficult to go after specific things that can be done. you have to be more of a broad situation and you stand back and let it happen and let it develop and see if it implo
Bloomberg
Feb 28, 2014 8:00am EST
restructuring plan. in addition to cutting staff, the company has sold assets, cut its tax rates, $20 per is aiming for share adjusted earnings up from $11.67 in 2010. saw the bays is the proud new owner of the pink star diamond. caret cut stone. the buyer defaulted. 8.3 alieneen a record dollars -- $8.3 million. there's a storm that will move across the country this week and could dump snow from kansas city to boston. it will make for a messy monday morning commute. storm has a silver lining. it is currently bringing much-needed rain to drought stricken california. isare minutes away from what forecasted to be a notable revision, lower, to fourth-quarter gdp. what will that tell the fed? was with one of the that president this morning. what is his thought on what gdp will look like? >> he mentioned the fact that we have this storm coming because that's a big issue. how much has the weather distorted the economy? we saw it in the fourth quarter a little this. how much can you take away from that? we asked charlie loss or about that. p --losser about that. you are continuing to taper if yo
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2014 10:00pm EST
surprised by. financial assistance is available in two forms. tax credits which reduce the cost of premiums and are available to anyone with incomes between 100% and 400% of the federal poverty level. cost sharing reductions are additional assistance available to a subset of those folks, between 100 and 250% of the federal poverty level and those cost sharing reductions fill in the gaps and deductibles and co-pays in health insurance product that people buy. so together tax credits and cautionary reductions provide the core of what the marketplace adds to the health insurance market that financial assistance making coverage affordable for lower and middle income families. to date 82% of the people who have enrolled in a plan through the health insurance marketplace are receiving financial assistance, tax credits orcusion nary re -- or cautionary reductions or both. that number started out low and we've seen tremendous exc acceleration and now the vast majority of people signing up are receiving financial assistance to make that coverage more affordable for them. one of the more sur
Bloomberg
Mar 5, 2014 10:00am EST
government has had in decades. the earned income tax credit. now president obama wants to expand it. in aore, let's bring senior economist for bloomberg government, which analyzes how policy decisions affect business. the earned income tax credit or raising the minimum wage, which works better? going to answer that question specifically. i'm going to tell you why people like the earned income tax credit. they like it because it encourages work. pullingsponsible for six and a half million people out of poverty in 2012, 3.3 million that were children. support ratetisan it has the effect the democrats like any incentives that republicans like. >> you are punting and not answering that. for the sake of argument, run through the things that people like about raising the minimum wage. we have seen that those receiving minimum wage at a higher level feel good about their lives and feel like they don't have to work two jobs anymore, and there are all these psychological benefits that have knock off effects which other economists describe as positive. >> there is always positives to earning
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2014 7:00pm PST
suppression, and the highway bill. not on the list is the legislative dream of both parties, tax reform. the republican version will be officially unveiled tomorrow by the chairman of the house ways and means committee, but the leaders of both parties in the senate held out no hope for getting tax reform done this year. joining me now is msnbc policy ammi analyst ezra klein and david corn, washington bureau chief for mother jones. it looked to me like john boehner had exactly one thing on his mind when he left the white house. i've got to go out on the house floor and prove to my fellow republicans that i am still one of them, even though i was in the room with that guy for about an hour. >> i thought you were going to say golf. i'm glad the guys are talking, but i think we've come to really complete paralysis here in washington. and not surprisingly, i kblam the republicans for much of that. whether it's immigration reform, tax reform, here's some of the things of substance. both parties now are figuring out what to do in terms of having something to talk about for the midterm e
FOX News
Mar 5, 2014 8:00pm PST
the internal revenue service targeted conservative groups, tea party groups, trying to deny them tax-exempt status. for almost a year congress has been trying to get to the bottom of the situation. fbi also investigating. but still we know very little. that's because the irs people involved are taking the fifth. >> my counsel has advised me that i have not waived my constitutional rights under the fifth amendment, and on his advice i will decline to answer any question on the subject matter of this hearing. >> also, you may remember president obama telling me there is not "a smidgen of evidence of any irs corruption." but if that's true, why did former irs big shot lois lerner, who you just saw, take the fifth? why not just explain what happened in a calm, rational manner? as you may know, i'm a simple man. that's a simple question. and it remains unanswered. talking points does not know who in the irs violated the law, but i do believe someone did, and there's evidence pointing to white house people. you can't link it to president obama, but certainly the former irs commissioner vis
FOX News
Mar 1, 2014 5:00pm PST
. up late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com >>> tensions continue to escalate in ukraine as groups take over crimea. president obama spoke with vladimir putin today for 90 minutes urging putin to pull troops back in the peninsula. putin telling barack obama the troops are necessary due to threats on russians living in crimea. the parliament giving russia the authority to send groups in. >>> road crews clearing up a pileup near denver over a two-mile stretch of highway. road conditions deteriorated when a heavy band of snow moved in. one person was killed and 30 others injured. >>> in california residents watching rain-saturated foot hills. hundreds have been evaluated there. now back to huckabee. for your latest headlines, log online fox news.com. >>> this weekend hollywood's bigg
CNBC
Mar 4, 2014 3:00pm EST
look to see who would be paying more in taxes if he gets his way this time. >>> renowned bond fund pimco has been in the headlines lately with its headline grabbing management changes. we're going to talk with its new deputy chief investment officer about what is ahead for pimco and what was her reaction to that "wall street journal" article saying that bill gross made pimco a tough place to work for. we'll find out coming up. >>> and he's just days removed from serving as the ambassador to russia. michael mcfaul has gone eye all to eyeball with vlad peimir put. did putin just blink or did he wink? (music) defiance is in our bones. defiance never grows old. citracal maximum. calcium citrate plus d. highly soluble, easily absorbed. [ banker ] sydney needed some financial guidance so she could take her dream to the next level. so we talked about her options. her valuable assets were staying. and selling her car wouldn't fly. we helped sydney manage her debt and prioritize her goals, so she could really turn up the volume on her dreams today...and tomorrow. so let's see what we can do
FOX Business
Feb 27, 2014 9:00pm EST
richer than young people. and yes, the 30-year-old our tax to pay for my health care. this is why say america should cut entitlement. medicare and social security will suck every penny away from young people. young people at the coalition of reducing spending. obviously you want spending reduced, but it suits that so the government should spend more. >> they will get older, they will get older every year, someday they will be old people and they will need retirement and purity and health care. john: this is unsustainable. we are taking too much. >> social security has a small gap which is manageable. or if we don't do anything on medicare, it will bankrupt the government. if we don't do it through the government, it will bankrupt every individual person. the government has a lot of unique situations. >> i think the irony is what you have pointed out. we have less wealth is young people and we get to those that are the older generation in a better position. so these programs were meant for an age that people didn't live to the same age as that we wenn to today. >> most people didn't ev
PBS
Feb 27, 2014 9:00am PST
is split between tax and supporters most bbc populace rule areas texan groups largely made up of people from the lead to the urban middle class. and by instinct was to climb the political landscape in thailand. a grenade exploded on wednesday at a tv station in bangkok. nobody was hurt but a series of explosions last week after five people including four children sony's own province on the island of sumatra have declared a state of emergency due to the east. even though the clearing at large while but there are complying officials at indonesia's national disaster agency status mom has covertly our province for several weeks reality is a major source of palm oil. these and really felt was the one km on thursday. reuters says the prophet authorities in the region have canceled the plan for its apple flights. health officials see more people are suffering from respiratory ailments the predicted to be the most communities that has blanketed the professor agreed to. it's rumored to be a fine crumbs and consists of respite programs. but to be increased to twenty two thousand cases by f
NBC
Feb 28, 2014 4:30am PST
millions in taxes. >> though the discovery was made public we know the couple found the coin last year. according to the tax code people who find property that's lost or abandoned have to pay taxes on that loot. that means the couple may have to pay more than half of the $5 million -- is it half of 5 million? >> it's a lot. it's what, about 37, 39%. whatever it is. where you feel you should be taxed until you become wealthy. let's check the microclimate weather. a live look at san francisco and head south to fremont, here's fremont. we'll get an update, there is fremont on the rain with christina loren. meanwhile, mike is the man of the hour. good morning. >> good morning. exactly. trying to escape the flooding but there is so much. we're looking here, this is west 580, the headlights, soupy conditions. most of these shots similar to one another because we zoomed in so you can see all of the water. that's to faem size the fact no matter where you go in the bay, west 580. the blue on the maps, remember that's the weather data, road weather index, it's going to be soupy there. flooding o
CSPAN
Feb 26, 2014 12:00pm EST
proposed i.r.s. rules, limiting the political activities of certain tax-exempt groups. political leaders said this morning a vote of flood insurance will be put off until next week. it was supposed to be brought up tomorrow under suspension of the rules. live house coverage here on c-span. the speaker: the house will be in order. the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroy. pray. n conroy: let us eternal god, through whom we see what we could be and what we can become, thank you for giving us another day. in these days, our nation is faced with pressing issues, constitutional, religious, and personal rights, and matters of great political importance. we thank you that so many americans have been challenged and risen to the exercise of their responsibilities as citizens to participate in the great debates of these days. grant wisdom, knowledge, and understanding to us all as we -- as well as an extra measure of charity. send your spirit upon the members of this people's house who walk through this valley under public scrutiny. ive them peace and solomonic prudence in
FOX News
Mar 2, 2014 9:00pm PST
plan, they don't care, you had a junk plan in their eyes. >> our tax dollars will bail out the insurance industry, humana will get something like that $450 million. >> and tonight, next on "hannity." >> everybody in cleveland, all the minority got phone -- >> he gave you a phone? >> he gave us a phone. >> if you sign up, you got low income, you disability. >> all right, so this president and his handouts like obama i do a lot oresearch on angie's list before i do any projects on my home. i love my contractor, and i am so thankful to angie's list for bringing us together. find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. which is why he's investing in his heart health by eating kellogg's raisin bran®. not only is kellogg's raisin bran® heart healthy it's a delicious source of potassium. ♪ mom make you eat that? i happen to like raisins. [ male announcer ] invest in your heart health. now that's what i'm talkin' about. with kellogg's raisin bran®. [ female announcer ] now with kellogg's family rewards you can get even mo
FOX Business
Feb 27, 2014 1:00pm EST
no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there'only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.m my dad has aorfib.fibrillation, he has the most common kind... ...it's not caused by a heart valve problem. dad, it says your afib puts you at 5 times greater risk of a stroke. that's why take my warfarin every day. but it looks like maybe we should ask your doctor about pradaxa. in a clinical trial, pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate)... ...was proven superior to warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke. and unlike warfarin, with no regular blood tests orietary restrictions. hey thanks for calling my doctor. sure. pradaxa is not for people with artificial heart valves. don't stop taking pradaxa without talking to your doctor. stopping increases your risk of stroke. ask your doctor if you need to stop pradaxa before surgery or a medical or dental procedure. praxa can cause serious, sometimes fatal, bleeding. don't takeradaxa if you have abnormal bleeding or have had a heart valve replaced. seek imm
PBS
Feb 26, 2014 3:00pm PST
house republican opened a bid today to overhaul the nation's tax system but it's unlikely to advance this year. republican dave camp chairs the house ways and means committee. he called for lowering the top income tax rate from 39.6% to 25%. he'd also impose a ten percent surtax on earned incomes over $450,000 dollars. house speaker john boehner would not say if the party supports the bill, and he refused to discuss the details. >> blah, blah, blah, blah. listen, there's a conversation that needs to begin. this is the beginning of the conversation. the idea of tax reform is to get our economy going again, provide better, more economic growth, more jobs, and higher wages. the way you do that is bring down rates. and to bring down rates you clean out a lot of the garbage that's in there and the special interest issues that are in there. >> ifill: the last major overhaul of the tax code was in 1986. that data breach at target stores before the holiday shopping season took a hefty toll on the company's bottom line. profit dropped 46% in the fourth quarter, and revenue slipped more than 5
FOX Business
Mar 4, 2014 4:00pm EST
. up late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com [ mthat if you wear a partial,w you're almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth? try poligrip for partials. poligrip helps minimize stress which may damage supporting teeth by stabilizing your partial. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. afghanistan, in 2009. orbiting the moon in 1971. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protecon. and because usaa'commitment to serve current and former military members andheir families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. david: s&p futures closing just right about now. let's head back to dan stesi
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